Local History

15 November 2017

How did your ancestors celebrate Christmas? We take a look at the best bygone festive seasons

08 November 2017

Phil Tomaselli picks out the best websites for uncovering your ancestors' service in the Great War over Remembrance Day weekend

26 October 2017

In its 500 years, the Post Office has employed thousands of people. Susannah Coster of the Postal Museum reveals the best resources for uncovering their stories

19 October 2017

FamilySearch is calling for family historians to take part in the Worldwide Indexing Event

17 October 2017

To mark the release of the BBC’s drama series Gunpowder, we look at how our ancestors celebrated Bonfire Night

12 October 2017

WDYTYA? Magazine's new production editor says hello and discusses his family history

04 October 2017

Watch an exclusive clip from Ruby's episode of Who Do You Think You Are? that didn't quite make the final cut

04 October 2017

Jewish genealogy expert Jeanette Rosenberg reveals the best resources for tracing ancestors affected by the Holocaust

04 October 2017

Ruby Wax visited Austria and the Czech Republic to learn more about her family's experiences of the Holocaust. Discover the locations that she visited with this guide

04 October 2017

Ruby Wax learned about her family’s experiences of the Holocaust and mental illness in the final episode of WDYTYA? series 14. Revisit the story with our handy summary

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